Tag Archives: Fitbit Force

The latest glut of trackers: Not quite smart enough for smartwatch status

As Fitbit builds out its range of wearable technology, it has wisely decided not to call its new flagship product, the Surge, a smartwatch, but a "fitness super watch".

ERI finally ships smart wristband – but first impressions disappoint

DigiCare, the Hong Kong outfit behind the ERI wristband, has finally started shipping the smart bands to people who supported their successful raise on Indiegogo, but first impressions are disappointing. Originally slated to ship

Nike FuelBand runs out of gas

There are reports all over the web today claiming that Nike is shuttering its FuelBand product line and laying off most staff involved with the project. With the FuelBand out of gas just

Fitbit cancels the Force: Our analysis

Disappointing news from Fitbit that it has decided to withdraw the Force smart wristband from sale – in a move that also provides an insight into the unforgiving pace for market share

Smart wristbands and smartwatches are merging

Posting earlier this week on the rumors swirling around an Apple iWatch led to an “aha” moment, the realization that wearable technology smartwatches and “smart” wristbands like the Fitbit Flex and Nike+

When Will Fitbit Launch Flagship Force in Europe?

What is holding early market leader Fitbit back from launching its new flagship smart wristband into Europe? At this week’s Wearable Technologies Europe conference, Fitbit had a booth in the exhibition area showing

Europe is already lagging behind in wearable technology

As the world waits for a predicted slew of wearable technology launching at CES next week, Europe is starting to lag behind the US, as European consumers continue to wait for most

The ultimate comparison guide for wearable tech wristbands

Last updated: December 29, 2013 Today we’re launching the ultimate comparison guide for wearable technology wristbands – an at-a-glance chart showing all the major features of most popular bands on the market

Wearable technology will make a great Christmas gift

Warning: Contains spoilers (especially if you’re my Mum) Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Think about giving wearable technology, it’s something that will last throughout the year. Image: Credit Suisse The wearable

ERI is the next-generation #wearabletech wristband

When I recently blogged a shopping list of “must have” requirements for the next-generation of smart wristband, Jimmy Liao got the memo. We met up last week in Shenzhen, China, where Hong Kong-based